Evergemiensis Variegated Brake Fern Pteris ensiformis
- Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
- Early Spring
Dainty fern with feathery, variegated fronds. Requires warm, humid air for best growth. Provides graceful texture to a mixed planting. Can easily be grown indoors if soil is consistently moist. Protect from wind. Prefers slightly alkaline (sweet) soil.Deadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:12 - 16 InchesSpacing:12 - 16 InchesSpread:12 - 16 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:WhiteFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:ModerateBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11aWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:Great in Containers.Maintenance Notes:
Fertilize weekly during growing season.